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Sleigh Bells Still Creepy in ‘End of the Line’ Video

SPIN favorites — and Anthony Bourdain pals — Sleigh Bells have released a video for their Prom-worthy new single "End of the Line." Co-directed by…
David Marchese / August 27, 2012

White Wires, ‘WWIII’ (Dirtnap)

Armed with strategic jangle, jittery trio wins 14 battles, if not the war, against tuneful garage-punk inertia.
David Marchese / July 30, 2012

Sun Kill Moon, ‘Among the Leaves’ (Caldo Verde)

Sad folkie endures via self-deprecation. See "Not Much Rhymes With Everything's Awesome at All Times."
David Marchese / May 30, 2012

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, ‘Here’ (Community/Vagrant)

If Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros didn't exist, the deities who put on music festivals would have to invent them. The band has the…
David Marchese / May 14, 2012

Cornershop, ‘Urban Turban – The Singhles Club’ (Ample Play)

Tjinder Singh continues his smile-inducing polyglot-pop renaissance, aided by a bevy of chic guest vocalists.
David Marchese / May 11, 2012

Astra, ‘The Black Chord’ (Metal Blade)

Prog revisionists do Moog/guitar duels, G-force time changes, stoned sage vocals. Best title: "Quake Meat."
David Marchese / March 26, 2012

First Spin: Hear Hollis Brown’s Raunchy ‘Spoonful’

Hollis Brown make music that sounds just as alive today as it would've in 1966 and will 40 years from now. The guitars and rhythms…
David Marchese / February 24, 2012

Bosswave Playlist: Bruce Springsteen’s 13 Most Alt-Leaning Songs

Bruce Springsteen has said that his new album Wrecking Ball, out March 6, is "as direct a record as I've ever made." But with touches…
David Marchese / February 22, 2012

Video Premiere: You Wont’s Gondry-esque ‘Three Car Garage’

Let your freak flag fly, office drones! The video for "Three Car Garage," a bittersweet guitar-pop single from Massachusetts duo You Won't is a slightly…
David Marchese / February 9, 2012

First Spin: Get Francois & the Atlas Mountain’s Beautifully Cosmopolitan ‘Les Plus Beaux’

On "Les Plus Beaux," from E Volo Love, cosmopolitan-pop quartet Francois & the Atlas Mountains execute a nice little cultural tip of the cap. It's…
David Marchese / February 9, 2012

EDM Phenom Porter Robinson on His ‘Preposterous’ Success

In April, electro-house and dubsteb wunderkind Porter Robinson will be making his rock festival debut at Coachella, but the 19-year-old producer-DJ didn't initially understand the…
David Marchese / February 8, 2012

Die Antwoord’s Totally Insane Words of Wisdom

In 2010, South African rave-rappers Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er skyrocketed from viral phenomenon to major-label oddity. Only one of those things remains true after the…
David Marchese / February 7, 2012

First Spin: Hear Magic Wands’ Dream-Pop Jam ‘Space’

L.A. guy-girl dream-pop duo Magic Wands have been building buzz for a couple years now on the strength of a some strong singles and a…
David Marchese / February 7, 2012

First Spin: Download Fort Lean’s Anthemic ‘Sunsick’

"Sunsick," the new track from Brooklyn's Fort Lean, is anthemic in all the right ways. The rousing rocker is full of pounding, echoed guitars, backing…
David Marchese / February 6, 2012

See Super Bowl XLVI’s 10 Best Musical Moments

1. Madonna's Halftime Show Whether you loved it or hated it, Madge's extravaganza — complete with M.I.A.'s flip-off — was pure entertainment spectacle.
David Marchese / February 6, 2012

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